Definition of beef :
1. An animal of the genus Bos, especially the common species, B. taurus, including the bull, cow, and ox, in their full grown state; esp., an ox or cow fattened for food.
2. Applied colloquially to human flesh.
3. Of, pertaining to, or resembling, beef.
4. The flesh of an ox, or cow, or of any adult bovine animal, when slaughtered for food.
5. To thrust out the foot or feet with violence; to strike out with the foot or feet, as in defense or in bad temper; esp., to strike backward, as a horse does, or to have a habit of doing so. Hence, figuratively: To show ugly resistance, opposition, or hostility; to spurn.
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meat (part of speech: noun)
kidney, sirloin, fillet, lamb chop, tripe, chop, wiener, frankfurter, meat, meat loaf, tenderloin, lamb, bacon, spareribs, porterhouse steak, ground beef, ribs, filet mignon, cutlet, minute steak, flesh, roast beef, chicken, pot roast, sirloin steak, pork chop, hot dog, T-bone steak, flank, poultry, sausage, loin chop, Canadian bacon, liver, mutton, smoked sausage, ham, pork, roast, venison, ham hock, veal, hamburger, brisket, rump roast, meat pie, turkey
- I haven't had any bones since the folks had beef last Sunday. - "Raggedy Ann Stories", Johnny Gruelle.
- He had been a wine- merchant in England, and he informed me that it was the custom there to throw large pieces of raw beef into the wine to feed it; and that some particular wines were very much improved thereby." - "The Pacha of Many Tales", Captain Frederick Marryat.
- The growing of baby beef is coming into much favor. - "Pratt's Practical Pointers on the Care of Livestock and Poultry", Pratt Food Co..